TWISTED SISTER Guitarist's OBAMA Song 'I Want Barack'; Video Available

TWISTED SISTER guitarist Jay Jay French has re-recorded the band's 1984 hit song "I Wanna Rock", dubbing the new version "I Want Barack". According to The Associated Press, French said that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has energized a new generation of voters who had lost interest in politics. French explained, "He has excited so many people. He has given sincere hope to people who have been out of the arena for years."

French plays guitar on the track, which features vocals from a singer named Paulie Z. The song has come out under the banner JAY JAY FRENCH AND FRIENDS. The guitarist added that this was not a TWISTED SISTER project because that band's members were split on which candidates they supported.

The Obama camp did not immediately comment on the song, which is not the first in support of the candidate. BLACK EYED PEAS frontman has recorded two songs with accompanying videos in support of Obama.

French is a lifelong liberal Democrat whose mother campaigned for John F. Kennedy.

Watch the video for JAY JAY FRENCH AND FRIENDS' "I Want Barack" below.


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